Islamabad: The National Commission for the Rights of the Child (NCRC) has become aware of the allegations of torture in custody inflicted on two underage boys by the police station officer of G-9 Police Station. In this regard, a hearing was held at the NCRC where Complainants Imaan Mazaari, FarhatRead More →

The power of the executive to review the conduct of the previous government cannot be compared to the power of the courts to “review” a decision, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday. The bench was considering an SLP filed by the government of Andhra Pradesh against a joint interim orderRead More →

Review Editor’s Note: Editorials represent the views of the Star Tribune Editorial Board, which operates independently of the newsroom. ••• In too many heartbreaking cases, Minnesota parents whose children have committed crimes have begged the juvenile justice system for help. Desperate parents who could see that their children were alreadyRead More →

A magistrate was reportedly reassigned recently for making an order against a commissioner, while recently an FCT High Court ordered the arrest and detention of the EFCC chairman for contempt of court. Both orders have not been enforced or complied with at the time of this article. What do theseRead More →

I have to blame the threat of congested correctional centers on the nature of the criminal justice system in Nigeria. The criminal justice system encompasses all the paraphernalia of the judicial system in Nigeria; ranging from police, courts, correctional centers and other law enforcement agencies. The investigation takes weeks orRead More →

The Madras High Court recently said that where the correction key is manifestly and manifestly wrong, interference will be justified. Dealing with a petition relating to the examination organized for the recruitment of teachers, Judge GR Swaminathan said the Supreme Court in Vikesh Kumar Gupta v. state of rajasthan heldRead More →

Maine courts need 280 additional full-time defense attorneys to handle the state’s poor caseload, an official said. AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s top judge said Wednesday that the state’s court system is failing criminal and civil courts and implored attorneys to help defend the state’s poor. Chief Justice Valerie Stanfill andRead More →

Therapy notes from rape victims could be routinely sought in investigations, deterring people from engaging with the criminal justice system, one of the Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) own prosecutors has claimed. Talk to I On condition of anonymity, the prosecutor said the CPS was “dishonest” about the actual effect ofRead More →

Today, MSPs from the Criminal Justice Committee will meet for the final round of pre-budget reviews. The process so far has been exhausting and, with few exceptions, the warnings of a coming storm have been deeply troubling. Just last week Police Scotland Deputy Chief Officer David Page said the fundingRead More →

Queensland is systematically violating human rights by locking up more children in police custodial homes, Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner has said. Key points: Cairns is one of several sites being considered for the construction of a fourth youth detention center Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds says Australia’s juvenile justice system isRead More →

Expect many congressional investigations into the shamelessly biased treatment of conservative Republicans if/when the Nov. 8 election overturns control of the House and Senate oversight committees. Classified emails from Hilary against the Mar-a-Lago raid: Former President Trump’s private residence at Mar-a-Lago was invaded by armed FBI agents who searched Melania’sRead More →

The “challenges” of judicial review and environmental governance in Ireland Irish Environmental Network Legal Conference 2022 The “challenges” of environmental judicial review and governance in Ireland November 12, 2022 The Great Hall, The King’s Inns, Dublin This year’s IEN Legal Conference, our 4th ELIG Conference, is driven by a desireRead More →

Experts yesterday in Abuja stressed the need to strengthen the criminal justice system in Africa. They spoke at the start of the Regional Conference of Criminal Justice Actors in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Director General of the Juritrust Center for Socio-Legal Research and Documentation, Professor Adedeji Adekunle, said it was timeRead More →